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Championship
No Rooney turn; All roads lead to Derby
09:00 Saturday 10th August 2019

If it isn’t the man Premier League fans love to hate. Wayne Rooney, having left English football last summer to join MLS, has agreed his next destination once contract terminates at DC United. Do not adjust your monitor;…

Transfers
What will become of Daniel Sturridge?
09:00 Tuesday 18th June 2019

Daniel Sturridge’s downward spiral hit another low two weeks ago as Liverpool announced he will be released at June’s end. The English striker must now search for a new club to begin the process of rebuilding what was once a promising…

Transfers
Why Manchester United fans can't have nice things
08:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

Polarised might be the best word to describe Manchester United’s season. There were highs. There were lows. There were incredibly joyful moments sandwiched between embarrassingly shameful ones, on the pitch but more importantly off. Beyond…

Usa
Is De Boer tempting fate with another slow start in MLS?
15:00 Saturday 6th April 2019

After my time at Inter, I had to get back to coaching because football and doing crossfit are the best things. Here at Atlanta, 80% is organized. In Milan and at Crystal Palace, I had to do everything myself, even the cafeteria. Now I will…

Premier League
Perfect 10: Marcus Rashford Proving To Be Valid Successor For Wayne Rooney
15:01 Sunday 27th January 2019

On 27 November 2018, Marcus Rashford led the line for Manchester United in their Champions League home game against BSC Young Boys. Early in the first half, he put a golden opportunity to open the scoring wide. Under-fire manager Jose…

Premier League
Why is the Bundesliga a new home for young English stars?
15:00 Friday 23rd November 2018

The Premier League is a very competitive league that demands every inch of performance from its players. This is why many see the league as the most competitive league in the world. On the other hand, that high standard leaves little room for…

England National Team
Is Wayne Rooney's England return worthwhile?
08:00 Monday 5th November 2018

Wayne Rooney left Premier League football a legend. Goals, assists, trophies. The now 33-year-old had it all. In June, it felt like the White Pele's best years were behind him, a move across the pond ensued. The Three Lions icon was back…

Usa
Mr Rooney goes to Washington II: Red Devil ravages MLS
17:42 Wednesday 24th October 2018

Wayne Rooney was a Manchester United man. A Scouser, his career began at Everton but as United's all-time scorer, he will always be a North-West Red no matter what some may feel. When he no longer suited needs at Old Trafford, he donned…

Usa
2 Manchester United stars with 2 points to make in MLS
17:00 Wednesday 3rd October 2018

When Zlatan Ibrahimovic joined Manchester United for the 2016/17 season, he expressed willingness to form a strike partnership with Wayne Rooney. I said many years ago the perfect partner for a striker is Wayne Rooney. He works not only for…

Features
How Andrew Lloyd Webber explains modern football
15:00 Tuesday 11th September 2018

Wayne Rooney is doing well in Major League Soccer, as he should. Even on tired, 30-something legs, his talent level demands no less. He leads the DC United line, just as fans and coaches expected him to do in the Premier League. The problem…

Usa
Meet Josef Martinez, MLS' new goal king
12:00 Tuesday 28th August 2018

With Major League Soccer yet to pervade the mainstream European football psyche, the spotlight settled on Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney navigating their first season in North America. Both are doing well but neither is tearing up the…

Usa
What do you mean, ''will the real Rooney please stand up?''
08:00 Monday 20th August 2018

Salford City asked the titular question on their Twitter account. Understandably, they're overjoyed their marquee signing, Adam Rooney, scored his second and third goals for the Ammies in superb fashion last week. His brace powered his…

Usa
Why can't MLS teams defend?
17:00 Friday 17th August 2018

If you’re a Manchester United fan hoping against hope that Jose Mourinho will allow his attackers to live up to their name rather than be auxiliary defenders, Major League Soccer is an excellent refuge. Very few teams in the league can…

Usa
MLS World Cup break ends; where do Eastern Conference teams stand?
17:00 Friday 22nd June 2018

On Saturday, Major League Soccer’s brief nod of respect towards the World Cup concludes. The league went on hiatus on June 13th. In previous World Cup years, MLS has suspended play for the entire group stage. Not this year. When you consider…

Premier League
What next for Everton's Wayne Rooney?
08:30 Monday 7th May 2018

It was supposed to be a rekindled love affair with his boyhood club. Boy leaves club for bigger club. Does great things and not so great things. Then returns home to show the next generation the way. Wayne Rooney's Everton sequel has been…